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Malta Trains Libyan Navy

The Times of Malta reports that a detachment of 46 officers and men from various sections of the Armed Forces of Malta has arrived in Libya on a training and relationship-building mission. The men, from Maritime Squadron, 1st Regiment and EOD operatives from the 3rd Regiment, will train the Libyans in diving, ship boarding and […]

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AGOCO Pre-Qual for Construction of Accommodation Blocks

The Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) has announced opportunities for the pre-qualification of specialized companies to construct accommodation blocks at the Sarir, Nafoora, Beda, Messla and Hamada fields (Project Nos.: K-84, K-86, K-88, K-90, K-91) (Bid No.: MTC- 33/2012). Conditions and Participation Requirements :- All Specialized companies which desire to participate in one or more […]

Egyptian Firm to Bid for $1bn of Libya Projects

Zawya reports that Cairo-based Arab Contractors Company has bid for projects in Libya valued at about USD 1 billion through its recently opened office in Tripoli. Effat Abdullah, deputy chairman of the state-owned firm, told the news agency: "Libya affords wide investment opportunities in contracting, construction and hotels and to participate in a number of projects […]

Expert Advice on Opportunities in Egypt and Libya

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has announced that UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) directors and partners from Egypt and Libya will be visiting the UK from 24-26 September to meet British companies wanting to understand the opportunities and business potential in these developing markets. Please see details attached, and to register for the […]

US State Dept Warns Against Travel to Libya

The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all but essential travel to Libya. The incidence of violent crime, especially carjacking and robbery, has become a serious problem. In addition, political violence in the form of assassinations and vehicle bombs has increased in both Benghazi and Tripoli. This Travel Warning replaces the Travel Warning […]

AGOCO Pre-Qual for Electrical Network SCADA System

The Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) has announced opportunities for the pre-qualification of specialized companies to work on an electrical network SCADA system (Project no.: K-47) at the Messla and Sarir fields (Bid No.: MTC- 29/2012). Conditions and Participation Requirements :- All Specialized companies which desire to participate in one or more of these tenders […]

Tatneft Considers Return to Libya

Tatneft, the vertically-integrated Russian oil and gas company, is hoping to return to Libya when the situation there stabilizes, Interfax reports. "The situation in Libya is stabilizing more or less, but the matter of our workers' safety does not at this point allow a return to the region," said chief executive Shafagat Takhautdinov (pictured). Tatneft […]

Libyan Minister in Shock Un-Resignation

AFP reports that Libya's interim interior minister returned to work on Tuesday, two days after he resigned following attacks by hardliners on Sufi Muslim shrines while the police looked on. Fawzi Abdel Al [Fawzi Abdel-Aal, Fawzi Abdelali, Fawzi Abdel A'al] told reporters: "I withdraw my resignation and prepare to complete the task. I thought submitting […]